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91 High Street, Former Bank of Scotland Including Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Leslie, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2033 / 56°12'11"N

Longitude: -3.2074 / 3°12'26"W

OS Eastings: 325190

OS Northings: 701844

OS Grid: NO251018

Mapcode National: GBR 27.F5CV

Mapcode Global: WH6RF.PBVT

Entry Name: 91 High Street, Former Bank of Scotland Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382352

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37299

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie

County: Fife

Town: Leslie

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid to later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, square-plan Tudor detailed villa with flat-roofed extension converted to bank and bank house in 20th century. Formerly rendered, now stripped and stone-cleaned to reveal squared and snecked masonry, stone mullions and chamfered arrises; hoodmoulds; chevron corbel table at eaves. Harled to sides and rear.

S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Corniced stone porch of pointed arch doorway flanked by polygonal columns with traceried parapet with polygonal dies and centre tablet; narrow window above. Broader, slightly advanced gabled bays flanking, each with tripartite window at ground and 1st floor; corbelled polygonal shaft finials.

E ELEVATION: blank with small later projection at ground.

N ELEVATION: original window at ground left and 3 regular bays at 1st floor, centre and right partially obscured by later projection.

Abutted to SW by rear extension to neighbouring High Street property.

Small-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows; window to right at ground with lower sashes altered to plate glass for bank. Grey slates. Shouldered and coped wallhead stack with full complement of polygonal cans.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble wall with squared piers closing garden to right side. Low, saddle-back coped boundary wall to Street, formerly with railings.

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